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Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces

New York, December 11, 2014

LOT 53

ROLEX REF 16710 GMT MASTER II STEEL Rolex, "Oyster Perpetual Date, GMT-Master II, Superlative Chronometer, Officially Certified," case No. Y418858, Ref. 16710. Sold on February 14th, 2004. Fine, two time zone, center seconds, self-winding, water resistant, stainless steel wristwatch with date, special 24-hour bezel and hand, independently adjustable 12-hour hand and a stainless steel Rolex Oysterlock bracelet. Accompanied by a box, warranty, booklets, hang tag and extra link.

Three-body, polished and brushed, screwed-down case back and protected winding crown, graduated bi-directional revolving red and blue bezel for the second time zone in 24 hours, sapphire crystal with cyclops lens. Black with luminous steel round, baton and triangular indexes, outer minutes/seconds divisions, aperture for the date. Luminous steel skeleton hands. Cal. 3185, rhodium-plated, 31 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, monometallic balance adjusted to temperatures and 5 positions, shock absorber, self-compensating free-sprung Breguet balance spring, Microstella regulating screws, hack mechanism.

C. Three-body, polished and brushed, screwed-down case back and protected winding crown, graduated bi-directional revolving red and blue bezel for the second time zone in 24 hours, sapphire crystal with cyclops lens.
D. Black with luminous steel round, baton and triangular indexes, outer minutes/seconds divisions, aperture for the date. Luminous steel skeleton hands.
M. Cal. 3185, rhodium-plated, 31 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, monometallic balance adjusted to temperatures and 5 positions, shock absorber, self-compensating free-sprung Breguet balance spring, Microstella regulating screws, hack mechanism.

USD 3,000 - 5,000

HKD 23,000 - 39,000 / CHF 2,900 - 4,800

Sold: USD 5,750


Grading System
Grade: AA

Very good

Case: 3-8

Good

Slightly scratched

Movement: 3*

Good

Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 2-02

Very good

HANDS Service hands


Notes

Dial, case and movement signed. DIAM. 40 mm. THICKNESS 12 mm. Approx. overall length 165 mm.